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2011 Books January 1, 2011

      1. One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia
      2. Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper
      3. A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray
      4. Alvin Ho: Allergic to Birthday Parties, Science Projects, and Other Man-Made Catastrophes by Lenore Look
      5. Sweethearts by Sara Zarr
      6. Leading Change in Your School: How to Conquer Myths, Build Commitment, and Get Results by Douglas Reeves
      7. A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the World by Daniel Pink
      8. Dark Life by Kat Falls
      9. Developing Minds: A Resource Book for Teaching Thinking edited by Costa
      10. The Dark and Hollow Places by Carrie Ryan
      11. The Weight of Silence by Heather Gudenkauf
      12. Love is the Higher Law by David Levithan
      13. Every Last One by Anna Quindlen
      14. Good to Great and the Social Sectors by Jim Collins
      15. Plague by Michael Grant
      16. The Art and Science of Teaching by Robert Marzano
      17. Once by Morris Gleitzman
      18. Enclave by Ann Aguirre
      19. Inside out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai
      20. Junonia by Kevin Henkes
      21. Marty McGuire by Kate Messner
      22. Divergent by Veronica Roth
      23. The Friendship Doll by Kirby Larson
      24. Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea
      25. What Happened to Goodbye by Sarah Dessen
      26. Then by Morris Gleitzman
      27. Small Persons with Wings by Ellen Boorae
      28. City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare
      29. True (…sort of) by Katherine Hannigan
      30. A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnely
      31. The Mockingbirds by Daisy Whitney
      32. White Cat (Curse Workers Book 1) by Holly Black
      33. Shine by Lauren Myracle
      34. Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko
      35. Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys
      36. Charlie Joe Jackson’s Guide to NOT Reading by Tommy Greenwalk
      37. The Pull of Gravity by Gae Polisner
      38. Getting Revenge on Lauren Woods by Eileen Cook
      39. The Disreputable History of Franki Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart
      40. Troublemaker by Andrew Clements
      41. Big Girl Small by Rachel DeWoskin
      42. Okay for Now by Gary Schmidt
      43. Glow by Amy Ryan
      44. Speed of Trust by Stephen R. Covey
      45. Eight Keys by Suzanne LaFleur
      46. Point Blank: The Graphic Novel (Alex Rider) by Anthony Horowitz
      47. Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard by Chip & Dan Heath
      48. Bigger Than a Breadbox by Laurel Snyder
      49. The Running Dream by Wendlin Van Draanan
      50. Matched by Ally Condie
      51. The Always War by Margaret Peterson Haddix
      52. The Global Achievement Gap: Why Even Our Best Schools Don’t Teach the New Survival Skills Our Children Need and What We Can Do About It by  Tony Wagner
      53. Liesl and Po by Lauren Oliver
      54. Beneath a Meth Moon by Jacqueline Woodson
      55. The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler
      56. Beauty Queens by Libba Bray
      57. Whale Talk by Chris Crutcher
      58. The Gospel According to Larry by Janet Tashjian
      59. Wolves, Boys and Other Things That Might Kill Me by Kristen Chandler
      60. Matched by Ally Condie
      61. Crossed by Ally Condie
      62. Mostly True Story of Jack by Kelly Barnhill

2 Responses to “2011 Books”

  1. susan molloy Says:

    i’m looking for a list of historical fiction books for 3-5 grade level

  2. Kris Myers Says:

    So glad to have found this blog! Proud to know you.

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